We are founded on the fundamental principle that the written word is one of the most distinguishing characteristics of all human endeavors. Our aim is to expand and develop creative writing and professional opportunities for writers and to connect the state's writers with others in the literary community and the public at large.
4/1/2015 The submission period for our annual writing contest has officially ended. We will be announcing the winners of the contest at the awards banquet of at our 2015 Annual Summer Conference, held at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley.
You can find out information about the conference, print registration forms, and read a preliminary list of workshop presenters and their orkshops via our 2015 Summer Conference page.
The anthology collaboration between WV Writers and Woodland Press, Fed From the Blade is now available for purchase.
Edited by former WVW President Cat Pleska, and Woodland Press editor Michael Knost, Fed From the Blade features stories and poems by Sherrell Wigal, G. Cameron Fuller,
Kathleen Furbee, Karin Fuller, Llewellyn McKernan, Wilma Stanley Acree, Frank Larnerd, Joshua S. Robinson, Edwina Pendarvis, Diane Tarantini, Mary Lucille DeBerry, Barbara Smith, Belinda Anderson, Ginger Hamilton Caudill, Frances Lucretia Van Scoy, Jason Roth, Christine Roth, Marion R. Kee, Mathilde Hall, Beverly Bisbee, Patricia Hopper Patteson, Susan Sheppard, Lynne Schwartz-Barker, Laura Treacy Bentley, Rob Merritt, Susanna Holstein, John N. Mugaas, and Ethan Fischer.
Purchase it at Woodland Press's website.